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Southsea Treasure Hunt Adventure: The Mystery of Southsea's Laughing Sailor

  • Location Portsmouth
  • Price from £5.99
  • Cultural
  • Fun & Games
  • Historical
  • Tours
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Microadventure
  • Epic challenge


The legendary Southsea mystery.. 
.. unsolved for 100 years.. 
Until now. 

Join the adventure.. and turn the streets of Southsea into a GIANT outdoor escape room! 

✔️ Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure to treasure with your friends. 
✔️ Combine your skills to crack the clues & unravel the epic tale. 
✔️ Discover Southsea's amazing history & hidden gems! 
 📅 Start TODAY with same-day click & collect 

 In the summer of 1910, Southsea's iconic laughing sailor became the victim of a terrible crime, after a mysterious figure smashed the machine and silenced his laugh forever. 

 Was it an act of revenge? 
Nobody knew.. 
 🧩 But the villain left a trail of clues.. 
… and this is where you come in. 

 The pages of your Mystery Guide™ take you on an exciting puzzle adventure through the heart of Southsea, as you follow the maps, unlock the clues, and unravel the epic tale. 
Your challenge is to track down hidden objects, decode symbols, and uncover hidden messages, as you eliminate suspects and gradually unpick the crime 🔎 

 And an exciting twist awaits… 
 Make it to the end and you'll be struck by an amazing ‘wow’ moment when the case is solved and the villain is revealed before your eyes! 

Simply grab your Mystery Guide™, head to the start, and set off at a time that suits you. 
🕛 Don’t let the villain get away... Your time to start is now!

Includes local food & drinks discounts:
🍺 10% OFF in The Jolly Sailor pub
🍺 10% OFF in the Phoenix pub
🍽️ 20% OFF lunch at The Queens Hotel (Mon-Thu)

Distance: 4.5km walk 
Duration: 3+ hours 
Difficulty: Medium (Adults + older children) 
Players: 1-2 per booklet

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • Dog Friendly

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To receive a full refund, travelers may cancel up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.




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Mystery Guides (Wells Sermo Ltd) is the experience provider for Southsea Treasure Hunt Adventure: The Mystery of Southsea's Laughing Sailor

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